Sheela Basrur



Age: 51


Summary: Canadian health administrator who served as Chief Medical Officer of Health during the 2003 SARS outbreak in Toronto before she became Assistant Deputy Minister of Public Health, but who resigned from those positions in late 2006 to undergo cancer treatment, and who also appeared in numerous TV interviews on international networks, including CNN.



Cause of Death: Hemangiopercytoma


Born: October 17, 1956


Died: June 2, 2008


Location: Toronto, Canada